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Theresa Lyons

March 26, 1929 — December 6, 2011

Theresa Austin Lyons, 82, of Washington Square Apartments passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 6th at Mercy Center in Dallas after a short illness.

Born March 26, 1929 in Wilkes-Barre she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Anna Cunningham Austin.

Theresa retired from Mercy Hospital where she was a unit secretary.

A member of the Parish of Our Lady of Fatima, Theresa was a communicant at the Church of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception. She was a dedicated supporter of the missions of the Sisters of Mercy.

Theresa was the loving wife of James D. Lyons who died November 16, 1963. Sisters, Sr. Anne Marie, RSM and Colette Bergstrasser, and brothers, Thomas, Michael and James Austin also preceded her in death.

She will be greatly missed by her children, Judy and her husband Scott McCray, Jim and his wife Kelly Lyons and Cindy and her husband Jerry Flynn; grandsons, Jason and James Lyons, Sean O’Brien, Kyle and Chris Flynn; great-grandsons, Jimmy and Quinn Lyons; and sisters, Aileen Heck, Margaret Eckert, Mary Hannon and Betty McEvoy.

A Private Celebration of Theresa’s Life for her family and the Mercy Center community will be held Friday in the Chapel at Mercy Center. Interment will be in Saint Mary's Cemetery in Hanover Township.

Memorial donations are preferred and may be made to the Sisters of Mercy, PO Box 369, Dallas, 18612

Arrangements by McLaughlin's.

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